The bill is a follow-up to a bill Mendelson introduced in 2002, which the council passed, that allowed for the “redesigning the flag of the District of Columbia to include the words “DC” and “Taxation Without Representation” within the flag in order “to promote the cause of full voting representation for the citizens of the District of Columbia in the United States Congress.” Several other council members voiced their support for the measure upon the bill’s introduction at this morning’s meeting.

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